Microsoft Game Studios: At the annual E3 conference, you never know what to expect. During Microsoft’s conference this year, they announced a lot of different games, including some exclusives and world premieres. Among those games announced, Microsoft Game Studios announced… Continue Reading →
Microtransactions are in game purchases that allow you to pay extra, real life money, for some type of good or service in a game. There are two different kinds of microtransactions: cosmetic and in-game advantage microtransactions. For example, a cosmetic microtransaction would be like buying new clothes for you character/avatar or paying to change their look, but it does not give you any type of advantage whatsoever (besides being stylish of course). While in-game advantage microtransactions may allow you to purchase a special, powerful weapon, potion or something along those lines that you can only get through real money purchases and thus give you an advantage over those who did not to pay.